Mystic Class Revealed on fifa15guide

Mystic Class Revealed on fifa15guide

Kakao Games and PearlAbyss today announced that Black Desert Online will be welcoming a new female class. The new Mystic class will first make her first appearance on Black Desert Online’s Korean service and will be released soon to other regions. More in-depth information and a video about this exciting new character will be revealed next week.

For the remainder of 2017, PearlAbyss is preparing a host of exciting free updates that will keep adventurers engaged. After releasing the Striker class and its awakening, the recent Shultz Guard Station and last week’s Terrmian Festival content, Black Desert Online will keep on giving. In the second half of 2017, players can look forward to the massive Kamasylvia Expansion, new world bosses, the co-op ‘horde’ mode, new siege war content and an exciting new PvP arena.

The Mystic class will be the cherry on the cake and she will bedazzle her foes with majestic moves when she is introduced to the West in Q4, 2017.

Liverpool thrash Arsenal, Chelsea beat Everton; Spurs held by Burnley – fifa15guide.net

Arsenal were listless and uninspired for 90 minutes as the attacking prowess of Liverpool hammered the Gunners for four.

Liverpool ripped apart woeful Arsenal in a 4-0 Premier League thumping at Anfield.

Goals from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane before the break and Mohamed Salah and Daniel Sturridge after it secured a thoroughly convincing win against disjointed and disheartened opponents.

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Victory continued Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the season, moving them on to seven points, two off leaders Manchester United.

But Arsenal have lost their last two games and Sunday’s shambolic performance will have made for ugly viewing for Arsene Wenger.

Chelsea had Everton absolutely locked down at Stamford Bridge as Alvaro Morata set up one and scored the other.

Goals from Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata saw Chelsea run out 2-0 winners against Everton at Stamford Bridge.

The Premier League champions started their title defence in disarray, losing 3-2 to Burnley, but have since recovered to record impressive victories against Tottenham and now Everton.

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Fabregas fired Chelsea ahead in the 27th minute, sidefooting past Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford after Alvaro Morata had created the chance.

Then, with five minutes remaining until the break, Chelsea added a second as Morata headed Cesar Azpilicueta’s perfect cross beyond Pickford.

English Premier League: Chris Wood (90’+2) Tottenham 1-1 Burnley

Chris Wood grabbed a dramatic late equaliser to earn Burnley a 1-1 draw as Tottenham suffered more problems at Wembley.

Tottenham’s sorry record at their new temporary home now reads just one win from their last 11 matches.

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Dele Alli’s strike early in the second half had looked like easing that particular hoodoo — but Wood had other ideas.

The striker, signed from Leeds for £15 million last week, stunned Spurs in added time with his first Burnley goal to secure a 1-1 draw.

West Brom draw with Stoke City as a defensive miscue from Ahmed Hegazi leads to their first goal conceded of the season.

Substitute Peter Crouch took advantage of a terrible defensive mix-up to earn Stoke a 1-1 Premier League draw at West Brom.

The 36-year-old was gifted the easiest of chances in the 77th minute when Baggies defender Ahmed Hegazi seemed to fail to heed a call from Ben Foster and sliced his clearance almost out of his goalkeeper’s hands.

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It was a comical way for the home side to concede their first league goal of the season, and one which had not looked like coming as Tony Pulis’ men kept their opponents at arm’s length, with Gareth Barry typically effective in his holding midfield role.

Jay Rodriguez’s first league goal for West Brom had earlier looked like maintaining their 100 percent start to the season, the summer signing from Southampton heading home smartly in the 61st minute to break the deadlock.

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Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale backed by Zinedine Zidane after Bernabeu boos on fifa15guide

Real Madrid pulled out a 2-2 draw at home against Valencia, with Marco Asensio netting a classy brace along the way.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said his team’s profligate finishing was to blame as they dropped two points in Sunday evening’s 2-2 La Liga draw at home to Valencia — however he backed both Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale after both were whistled by the ever-demanding Bernabeu crowd.

Madrid went ahead on 10 minutes through Marcos Asensio’s latest long-range golazo, but Valencia were level eight minutes later when young midfielder Carlos Soler arrived unmarked six yards out to finish a neat team move.

After Benzema and Bale were whistled for missing chances, Valencia debutant Geoffrey Kondogbia put his side 2-1 up from the edge of the box after a Madrid defence missing suspended Sergio Ramos and injured Raphael Varane was cut apart again.

Asensio equalised with seven minutes left with a superb 20-yard free kick and Madrid’s last chance went when Benzema’s header was clawed onto the post by visiting goalkeeper Neto in added time.

The Los Blancos coach told the postgame news conference at the Bernabeu that he was not happy to have dropped two points, but understood that over the course of the season there were games when the ball just would not go in.

“I cannot be happy with the result,” Zidane said. “Although we played excellently and deserved more today. We have dropped two points, but I am very proud of the players. At 1-2 it is not easy, but we have fought until the end, and had chances to win the game.

Karim Benzema took the brunt of the Bernabeu’s boos after missing a number of close-range chances.

“The difficult part is to make the chances and today we had seven or eight clear chances. We should have won the game, but we did not. We know that La Liga is very long and this will happen again.”

Benzema in particular took the brunt of the fans’ frustration, after he missed close-range chances in each half.

“The fans here do what they wish,” Zidane said. “The important thing for us is that Karim gets chances. He did not score them today, but that’s not important. This is football. Sometimes the ball does not go in. But we do not have to give an opinion on what the fans think.”

Bale was also whistled as the €101 million Galactico was replaced with the score 1-1 and 15 minutes remaining, but Zidane said the Welshman remained a key player for him.

“He is an important player in this squad,” Zidane said. “Gareth is Gareth. We will keep working, and keep counting on Gareth, like all the others. That’s all.”

Asensio’s latest scene-stealing performance has led to many Blancos pundits calling for the youngster to replace Bale in the first-choice XI, however Zidane maintained that he would not be making any big judgments based on today’s game.

“I hope Asensio keeps going like this, but it does not affect Gareth,” he said. “Gareth had his chances to score today, it didn’t happen. But this is football, I cannot reproach my players, just the opposite.

“I am very happy with the game they played. In La Liga it is very long, we will drop points other times too. We were up against a team who were very well organised, made it difficult for us. There were two good teams on the pitch today.”

Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football writer who covers La Liga and the Spain national team for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @dermotmcorrigan

fifa15guide – Marco Asensio scores brace in Real Madrid draw; Ganso gives Sevilla win

Valencia looked as if they would steal three points in the Bernabeu, until Marco Asensio produced another moment of magic.
Valencia looked as if they would steal three points in the Bernabeu, until Marco Asensio produced another moment of magic.
Real Madrid pulled out a 2-2 draw at home against Valencia, with Marco Asensio netting a classy brace along the way.

Two goals from Marco Asensio weren’t enough as Real Madrid slumped to a 2-2 home draw against Valencia on Sunday.

Defending La Liga champions Real took the lead after 10 minutes when Asensio, who’s been one of Europe’s most impressive players in the young season, cut in from the right and curled his left-footed shot past Valencia keeper Neto from just outside the box.

Valencia took the lead through Carlos Soler in the 18th minute and Geoffrey Kondogbia in the 77th, but Asensio struck again seven minutes from time with a sweetly hit free kick to rescue a draw for Los Blancos on the day.

The win gives Zinedine Zidane’s men four points from two opening games, equal on points with Valencia.

Sevilla scored a 1-0 victory at Getafe, with Paulo Henrique Ganso producing a rare moment of quality to light up a mediocre contest.

The game looked to be heading for a goalless draw until Ganso deftly flicked Gabriel Mercado’s cross into the far corner in the 83rd minute, while substitute Luis Muriel wasted a golden chance to double Sevilla’s lead in injury time.

Amath Diedhiou missed the home side’s best chance in the first half when he blazed his shot over the bar from 12 yards out after being played through by Jorge Molina.

Meanwhile, Defender Martin Mantovani scored the only goal of the game as Leganes continued to enjoy an impressive start to just their second season in La Liga with victory at Espanyol.

Mantovani stabbed home a loose ball in the 28th minute after Espanyol goalkeeper Sabata Pau Lopez had saved superbly from Gabriel Pires’ header and the follow up from Javier Eraso.

The win gives Leganes six points from their first two games of the season, while Espanyol have just one point to show from their opening two matches.

One goal was also enough for Athletic Bilbao to win on the road at Eibar, with Aritz Aduriz ghosting between two defenders to power home a header from six yards following a superb cross from Inaki Williams.

The home side’s best chances to equalise both fell to Enrique Kike, who got on the end of an excellent cross from substitute Bebe but saw his close-range effort well saved by Kepa Arrizabalaga, who also got down smartly at his near post to gather Kike’s header from a free-kick.

fifa15guide – Fabian Johnson, Omar Gonzalez return to United States squad for qualifiers

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United States manager Bruce Arena has named a 26-man roster for a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Honduras.

The U.S. will face the Ticos at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. on Sept. 1, and then travel to San Pedro Sula to take on Los Catrachos four days later. 

The U.S. currently finds itself on eight points in the final round of World Cup qualifying, occupying the third and final automatic qualification spot. But they are just one point ahead of fourth-placed Panama, leaving them with little room for error.

“I think we’re bringing in a good roster, one that has depth in every position and in which all 26 players have been with the national team in 2017,” Arena said. “I think we have the right understanding as a group as to what needs to be done, and hopefully we can be successful in these next two games.”

The three extra bodies are reflective of the fact that the U.S. has six players that are one yellow card away from suspension, as well as the uncertainty facing the fitness of several players.

Midfielder Fabian Johnson just returned to the field last weekend after missing the start of the Bundesliga season due to a back injury. He came on for the final 10 minutes of Borussia Monchengladbach’s 2-2 draw with Augsburg.

Christian Pulisic and Fabian Johnson were included in Bruce Arena’s 26-man squad list on Sunday.

The news is even better for Pachuca defender Omar Gonzalez, who made his first start since Aug. 9 in his side’s 2-1 defeat to Club Tijuana.

But Arena will have to assess Gonzalez’s overall sharpness as it relates to the roster’s other center-backs, a group that includes Stoke City’s Geoff Cameron, Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler, FC Dallas’ Matt Hedges, and Fulham’s Tim Ream.

“We have to be smart,” said Arena as it relates to those players who have been dealing with injuries.

As expected, Wolfsburg defender John Brooks, Newcastle United outside back DeAndre Yedlin, and Club Tijuana defender Michael Orozco were all left off the roster due to injury. Brooks is recovering from a torn thigh tendon that will keep out for several months. Yedlin misses out due to a hamstring injury that has just recently seen him return to training.

Otherwise, there were few surprises, as Arena brings in his big names for the two matches, including mainstays, Christian Pulisic, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore, Cameron and Tim Howard.

Altidore, Paul Arriola, Alejandro Bedoya, Matt Besler, Bradley and Cameron are the players sitting on yellow cards.

All told, there are 12 players on the roster with 10 or more appearances in World Cup qualifying. Eighteen players on the current roster earned a winner’s medal at the 2017 Gold Cup.

Here’s the full roster:

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)


Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca), Matt Hedges (FC Dallas), Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest), Tim Ream (Fulham), Jorge Villafana (Santos Laguna), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

Midfielders: Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Paul Arriola (D.C. United), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC)

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Bobby Wood (Hamburg)

Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @JeffreyCarlisle.

Spain end Women’s U-19 EURO final hoodoo – fifa15guide.net

  • Spain win Women’s U-19 EURO after three successive final defeats
  • Patricia Guijarro tournament top goalscorer with five
  • Four nations book U-20 Women’s World Cup berths, joining hosts France

Spain put their UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship final heartbreak to rest on Sunday after twice battling back from a goal down to defeat France in an action-packed final in Belfast, Northern Ireland. La Roja had tasted defeat in three successive finals going into their clash with Les Bleuettes; against Netherlands (2014), Sweden (2015) and France (2016).

Another defeat looked to be on the cards for Pedro Lopez’s side when they were trailing 2-1 with five minutes of normal time remaining. But two late goals from set-pieces – Damaris Egurrola grabbing the equaliser before tournament top goalscorer Patricia Guijarro bagged a dramatic injury-time winner – ensured La Roja were crowned continental champions.

“The key behind our victory is the union of this team,” head coach Lopez told FIFA.com. “There is a real strong bond amongst everyone and it’s why we’ve won this tournament. The U-20 Women’s World Cup will be another chance for our team to grow and we’ll prepare for that tournament as best as we can.”

Both sides played out the Women’s U-19 EURO final knowing they would already be at the FIFA U-20 Women’s Cup next year. As host nation of the tournament, France were already assured of their berth, while Spain, the Netherlands, Germany and England had also booked their places.

In a lively first half, Mathilde Bourdieu got Les Bleuettes off to the perfect start by opening the scoring on four minutes, converting Emelyne Laurent’s delivery with a cool, close-range finish. Spain soon grabbed an equaliser when Paula Fernandez’s corner found Guijarro in the centre of the box and the prolific No8 levelled the scoring.

Laurent, a livewire going forward, fired France back in front on 71 minutes after racing onto the end of Julie Thibaud’s through-ball, showing great composure to lift the ball past Ramos.

Just as it looked like France were going to retain their title, Spain equalised with five minutes remaining when Egurrola headed home Carmen Menayo’s free-kick. Things went from bad to worse for France when they were reduced to ten players after Pauline Dechilly was shown a second yellow card, before Guijarro bagged a dramatic injury-time winner through yet another set-piece, her fifth goal of the tournament, after heading home another Menayo free-kick.

Four secure France 2018 berths
At the eight-team competition, winners Spain, the Netherlands and Germany booked their tickets at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after progressing to the semi-finals of the Women’s U-19 EURO.

With France also reaching the final four and already assured of their U-20 Women’s World Cup place as hosts, England and Scotland – the two third-placed teams at the group stage – went head to head in a play-off to decide the final berth. The Young Lionesses ran out 2-0 winners against their neighbours, with Zoe Cross and Mollie Rouse registering themselves on the scoresheet, ensuring a fifth U-20 Women’s World Cup appearance for England.

Oceania champions New Zealand are currently the only other team outside of Europe to qualify for France 2018, which will run from 7 to 26 August.

Spirited hosts
While Northern Ireland may not have progressed beyond the group stages of the Women’s U-19 EURO, it was nevertheless a tournament to remember for the hosts. Alfie Wylie’s side kicked off their campaign in front of a bumper crowd at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, in a spirited 2-0 defeat against eventual winners Spain. It was in their next match that they would go on to record a little bit of history, however, scoring their first goal and recording their first point at a major international women’s tournament.

Seventeen-year-old Louise McDaniel bagged a dramatic late equaliser to secure Northern Ireland a point against Scotland, much to the delight of the home crowd at Lurgan’s Mourneview Park. With Wylie also in charge of the senior team, those that impressed for Northern Ireland at this tournament could very well be appearing in FIFA Women’s World Cup™ qualifiers, which commence in Europe next month. 

The stat
– the number of times Patricia Guijarro found the back of the net at the Women’s U-19 EURO, making her the tournament’s top scorer. Former recipients of the Golden Boot at the competition include notable names such as Vivianne Miedema, Sofia Jakobsson and Anja Mittag.

The final
France 2-3 Spain
Goals: 1-0 (Mathilde Bourdieu (4’), 1-1 Patricia Guijarro (18’), 2-1 Emelyne Laurent (71’), Damaris Egurrola (85’), Patricia Guijarro (90’)

Riot Based League Of Legends Skin On Actual Football Player, Loses Lawsuit on fifa15guide

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A court in The Netherlands ruled late last week that Riot must compensate retired Dutch footballer Edgar Davids after determining that a League of Legends champion skin infringed on his personal rights.

The skin in question is Striker Lucian, whose combination of dreads, eyewear and the fact he’s based on a footballer sure look a lot like Edgar Davids, a guy who was famous for his dreads, eyewear and the fact he was a very good footballer.

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Dutch site Het Parool report that while Riot argued that fans would recognise the skin—made ahead of the 2014 World Cup—as Lucian first and not Davids, the court did not agree.

Riot must now show Dutch authorities how much money the skin has made in the country, with Davids’ compensation to be made as a percentage of it.

The lawsuit has upset some League fans, who point out that Davids has long been aware of the skin, and in 2014 even tweeted out this thanks for the homage:

So there were a lot of tweets like this going around over the weekend: